Coronavirus: latest global developments: United States hits five million cases

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The CDC says travellers at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 should consider postponing all trips to Jamaica- Contributed

According to the report, 97,078 kids tested positive for coronavirus between July 16 and July 30, which is almost 1/3 of the total confirmed cases of children in the USA since the beginning of the pandemic.

The rising case counts also come as the Trump administration continues to push schools to reopen in the fall.

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus, as of 4 pm ET on August 8 versus its previous report a day earlier.

As verified coronavirus situations in the U.S. have hit 5 million on Sunday, by significantly the maximum of any place, the failure of the world's most highly effective country to contain the virus has been achieved with astonishment and alarm in Europe, the Related Push experiences.

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Continued surveillance is needed to further identify "the burden and outcomes of COVID-19-associated hospitalizations among children", the researchers wrote in the report.

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With the first wave of the virus yet to peak in some countries and a resurgence of cases in others, governments are still divided in their responses. States like California and NY have imposed strict circumstances on when schools can allow students in the classroom. In Alabama, though, the age limit was 24; in Florida and Utah, the age limit was 14.

And more than 10,000 people have died from coronavirus in South Africa, the health ministry said Saturday, as football resumed following a 145-day coronavirus-induced shutdown.

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Some regions-most notably, New York City-have expressed intention to reopen schools to start the year.

However, they are not expecting many students to get on the bus - 35% of children in the area are expected to learn remotely, while other school districts in the US will not open at all.

The CDC is also tracking what they call the multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare but severe condition that was reported several weeks after the onset of COVID-19 in children and adolescents.

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